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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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The Duke and King Arrive

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What does the following scene from Chapter 19 foreshadow about the Duke and the King and Huck?

It didn't take me long to make up my mind that these liars warn't no kings nor dukes, at all, but just low-down humbugs and frauds. But I never said nothing, never let on; kept it to myself; it's the best way; then you don't have no quarrels, and don't get into no trouble. If they wanted us to call them kings and dukes, I hadn't no objections, 'long as it would keep peace in the family; and it warn't no use to tell Jim, so I didn't tell him. If I never learnt nothing else out of pap, I learnt that the best way to get along with his kind of people is to let them have their own way.

A

The King and Duke will end up betraying each other and causing Huck to get in major trouble with the law.

B

Huck is the only clever person who will encounter the con men and will be able to help get them caught.

C

The Duke and King will eventually get Huck into trouble because Huck is too complacent and lets them get their way.

D

Jim will end up being the hero because Huck is too willing to go along with the plans the King and Duke decide to enact.

E

Huck needs to have this insight since it allows him to realize the frauds would sell Jim at first chance in the future.